West Cork History

Possible connection between Tim Healy, (1855-1931), MP, King’s Counsel, Governor General and John Hely-Hutchinson (1724-94). lawyer, Statesman, Provost Trinity College Dublin, son Viscount Donoughmore, (if you gave John Britain and Ireland as an estate he would come back and look for the Isle of Man as a Potato Garden.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hely-Hutchinson_(statesman)

In the recollections of James Stanley Vickery written in Australia in the 1890s he describes growing up in the 1820s as an orphan with his grandparents in Molloch, in Durrus/Bantry. He refers to going as a child to Healy’s school in Bantry. Apparently a good teacher but put the fear of God into the children. Tim Healy was born in Bantry his father was master of the workhouse and his father a teacher who originated in Donoughmore. That makes Vickery’s teacher a candidate as Healy’s grandfather.

https://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2011/10/07/recollections-of-james-stanley-vickery-as-a-grandchild-in-molloch-1829-1911/

Like Healy John Hely grew up in Gortroe near Donoughmore in relatively humble…

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